43rd Annual FDNY vs. NYPD Hockey
The annual charity hockey game between the teams representing the FDNY and the NYPD is returning to “The World’s Most Famous Arena” for the first time since 2002. The 43rd edition of this exciting rivalry game will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:00pm.
The hockey rivalry, where bragging rights are on the line, dates back to the first game in 1973. The FDNY currently leads with 23 wins to the NYPD’s 17 to go along with two draws. The last time the two squared off at the Garden, in 2002, the NYPD defeated the FDNY 4-3.
Proceeds from the 43rd annual FDNY vs. NYPD Hockey game will benefit the Fire Family Transport Foundation and the New York Police and Fire Widow’s and Children’s Benefit Fund.